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Top Chef is an astonishing canyon tucked into a corner of the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. The canyon contains many delights for the technical canyoneer. Top Chef Canyon requires complete technical gear. Fall and spring are the preferred seasons to do this route. Summer would be miserable.
Two options for completing this route are presented. If creating a combo platter with other canyons in the area the route is rated 3B III using the Canyon Rating System. If you intend to do this route in one long day the canyon is rated 3B VI using the Canyon Rating System.
In normal conditions this canyon has the ability to hold a large amount of water and full wetsuits are required. You will encounter several sections of wading and swimming. The route contains several fun rappels. A GPS is useful and good map reading skills are essential.
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